Primary targets of the Holocaust
Tried to resist events, Hidden Black Market, Used false ID's, Attempt to escape from camps, Create art, poems, and stories, Would revolt in the Ghettos
Zionist movement for the creation of a Jewish homeland
Hitler, Ideals, Used "Jews" as a scapegoat for Germany's problems, Wanted a powerful "Ayran" race, Rise to Power, 11/8/1923 Beer Hall Putsch, 4/1/1924 Hitler Imprisioned, Writes "Mein Kampf". Released by the end of the year., 1/30/1933 Hitler becomes Chancellor, 2/27/1933 Reichstag Fire blamed on Communists., 3/05/1933 Enabling Act, 6/30/1934 "Night of the long Knives" Removes political opposition., 08/02/1934 Hindenburg dies. Hitler announces he is Fuhrer.
Contempory hate, Modern day Nazi's (Neo-nazism), Skin heads, KKK, Stormfront, Ect.
Schutzstaffel "SS", Einsatzgruppen, Voluntary killing squad, "Mobile Killing Units", Killed 1,000,000 (Mostly face to face), First Nazi organization to take up mass killings, Led by Heinrich Himmler, Originated as elite bodyguards, Ran the concentration camps
Gestapo, Secret police
Jophesh Goebbels, Minister of propaganda for the Nazi party
Benito Mussolini, Prime Minister of Italy and close ally to Hitler.
Adolf Eichman, Lieutenant Colonel of the Gestapo.
Oskar Schindler, employed Jewish workers in his factory to prevent them from being sent to camps. Saved over 1000 "Schindlerjuden"
Josef Mengele, SS doctor at Auschwitz. Known for his horrid experiments.
Hatred or discrimination of Jewish Peoples
Anti-semitism dates back thousand of years.
Concentration Camps "Labor or Holding", Held "Undesirables", Used labor to fuel companies like "IGFaben", Notable labor camps include Zaslow and Paslow
Extermination Camps " Killing", Used "Xyclon B," a powerful pesticide to kill prisoners in gas chambers made to look like showers, Nazi's would burn the bodies in crematories. which ran at 1400 bodies/24 hours, Notable extermination camps include Auschwitz and Treblinka
"Holding areas" Before victims are sent to camps
Notable Ghettos include the Warsaw Ghetto and the Krakaw Ghetto.
Trucks with feeds from the exhaust into the holding area, killing prisoners with CO gas
Symbolization, Dehumanization, Organization, Polarization, Preperation, Extermination, Denial